Energy-efficient vertical transportation with sensor information in smart green buildings

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In modern smart green buildings, sensors can detect various physical status of a building such as temperature, humidity, motion, and light, which can be used for smart living services. This paper presents an energy-efficient vertical transportation by making use of indoor sensor technologies. Specifically, sensors detect elevator users before they push the call button, and then inform to the elevator control system through building networks. By using this information, our system generates a reservation call and controls the moving time and direction of each elevator efficiently. Simulation experiments with a variety of traffic situations show that our elevator control system exhibits significantly better performance than the conventional system that does not use sensor information with respect to passengers' waiting time and energy consumption.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012079
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
StatePublished - 26 Sep 2016
Event2016 International Conference on New Energy and Future Energy System, NEFES 2016 - Beijing, China
Duration: 19 Aug 201622 Aug 2016

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